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Guide for the Healthy Sugar Addict

Sugar is one of those ingredients that we all know we need to minimize, and many of us are making healthier choices to reduce sugar. Yet, somehow high sugar consumption continues to be a problem. The World Health Organization’s recommendations state that we should limit our added sugars to less than 10% of our calories, and a […]

Healthful Tips on Enjoying Treats

We all love to enjoy treats every once in a while. And as a sweet lover myself, I’m no exception! But have you ever given some thought to how often we typically partake in these high in sugar, low in nutrient foods? Have you ever felt a pang of guilt after overindulging or wondered what cumulative effect […]

Skin Care From the Inside Out

Our skin is one of our hardest working organs. It protects us from the environment, maintains temperature and fluid balance, and also is an important part of our immune system and vitamin D production in the body. When we look at our skin, we are getting a view into the overall health of our body. Yes, all […]

Do I Need A Protein Powder?

Many of us are using protein powders each day, but are they doing us any good? And, do we really know what’s in them? Which one is the best? These are questions that I have heard a lot. Unfortunately, there isn’t one right answer. Everyone has different needs, so what works for your friend may […]

How to Keep Snacks Healthy

Do you ever find that you make great, healthy choices at mealtimes; only to have it all fall apart at snack time? You start your day with a healthy breakfast and a salad for lunch, only to find that you are fatigued and craving snacks mid-afternoon? Or you make it to dinner, but then you […]

What Happened When I Gave Up Sugar

I won’t bore you with my whole wellness journey story (click here), but there came a point in my life when I made the decision to give up refined sugars. This did not come easily for me, a self-described sugaraholic! I had been hearing a lot of buzz about the negative health effects of sugar, […]

How Much Sugar Should I Eat?

I have some exciting news…. it’s official! Organizations and governments are (finally!) declaring a maximum amount of daily sugar intake. While this is a step forward, there are still a few problems… We all know sugar is NOT healthy for us. It has no nutrients, and excess consumption is associated with health problems. Sugar is naturally a […]

Which is Better: Smoothies or Juices?

This is a confusing question, isn’t it? For instance, smoothies have been around for a long time, but we keep hearing about how many of them are unhealthy because they are high in sugar. Juices, on the other hand, are newer to the health scene. Stores dedicated to juicing are opening and it seems like a new […]

Look Years Younger with Nutrition and Lifestyle

Do you ever feel like your skin is looking older than you are and want to know what you can do about it? Sure, we know that excess UV ray exposure causes skin aging. But did you know that your diet and lifestyle can cause accelerated skin aging as well? How Excess Sugar Damages Skin […]

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